Downtown Tucson Partnership frequently receives advisories including traffic alerts and other important community news that could affect workers, residents and visitors in Downtown Tucson.
POSTED MARCH 16, 2023 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - On Saturday, March 18, 2023, beginning at 7 a.m., Sixth Avenue from 12th Street to 13th Street will close to motorists for All Abilities Day. Additionally, 13th Street from Sixth Avenue to Fifth Avenue will close. All roadways are scheduled to reopen by approximately 3 p.m., the same day.
See the full DTM news release with more information on this road closure here.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 | DOWNTOWN TRAFFIC ALERT: Via City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility (DTM) - Stone Avenue at Sixth Street, including the Stone Avenue underpass, is [now] reopened to all northbound and southbound travel. The traveling public will use the new intersection configuration at Sixth Street, which will also allow motorists traveling northbound on Stone Avenue to proceed eastbound onto Sixth Street. Sixth Street remains closed to through travel just west of Stone Avenue, while crews continue work at the Union Pacific Railroad tracks to construct a new underpass. Motorists traveling eastbound on Sixth Street west of Stone Avenue will continue to use the Church Avenue detour to bypass this closure.
More information and details about this project and related closures is online here →
View the recommended ways into downtown on the map below (green arrows) to avoid traffic delays and construction zones (map: City of Tucson DTM).
Click Here for a Printable Downtown Access Map
Click and Zoom in on this interactive Downtown Core Road Closure map.* (Updated as of 3/16/23)
- Road Closed: Sixth Street, from Stone Avenue to Church Avenue, is CLOSED to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle travel. This closure will be in place for at least 18-months.
*Please be aware that some road closures may be beyond what is mapped. We are only mapping road closures in the immediate downtown core area.
Other Roadway Projects to be aware of:
- UNDER CONSTRUCTION: Downtown Links Phase III
- PROPOSED: Church Avenue Complete Street
Encounter a transportation related concern? Dangerous obstructions in roadways, traffic or pedestrian signal malfunction, pothole repairs, questions on roadway construction etc...?
Contact the City of Tucson Department of Transportation and Mobility →